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Memphis City Beautiful – University of Memphis River Warriors McKellar Lake Cleanup

November 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join Memphis City Beautiful and the University of Memphis River Warriors to cleanup the shoreline of McKellar Lake located adjacent to the Mississippi River and downtown Memphis.  Volunteers will be picking up litter that has been thrown out on the streets of Memphis & Shelby County, then swept into the storm drains that empty into Nonconnah Creek, eventually all being deposited and trapped in McKellar Lake.

The University of Memphis Office of Sustainability will supply a recycling truck – all litter & trash will be sorted for recycling.  Memphis City Beautiful will supply all tools, bags and gloves. Volunteers are asked to bring a bottle of water and wear proper clothing and sturdy shoes – no sandals or flip-flops allowed.  In partnership with the University of Memphis Honors Council.


Date: November 18, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Address: McKellar Lake Presidents Island corner of W Trigg And Jack Carley Causeway , Memphis,TN38106United States
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Phone: 9016364410


Organizer Name: Memphis City Beautiful
Phone: 901-636-4410


Is this your first time hosting an ARD event? None
How did you find out about ARD? Keep America Beautiful
Organization type City Government
Affiliation None
Number of participants (estimate # of participants, volunteers, and staff attending your event) 100
Number of organizations (estimated # of organizations Involved in activities) definition of an organization: non-profit, city/county/state government, schools, churches, civic organizations, businesses, etc. 15
Do you plan on having a media event: Please describe Will do a press release.
Could you build any of your events into one that could be a visible “showcase event” where a National Sponsor would be able to exhibit (e.g. set up a small tent and table), meet your local participants and interact with the media. They can come - in the past we have had up to 250 - do not expect that many this time.

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